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carburetor: the part of the engine that mixes air and fuel
Chautauqua: late 19th- and early 20th-century adult educational movement in the United States. "Tent Chautauquas" traveled from town to town; independent Chautauquas were housed in permanent buildings.
dialectic: the art of reasoning logically in a dialogue or discussion, with the goal of discovering the truth
Hume, David: 18th-century Scottish philosopher famous for the theory of empiricism, which holds that humans learn from the direct experience of their senses
Kant, Immanuel: 18th-century German philosopher known for his theory of critical philosophy, or absolute moral law
koan: Zen lesson in question form, which cannot be answered by means of rational thought
Tao Te Ching: text written by Lao-tzu, who founded Taoism in about 400 BCE. The title means, approximately, "the way of integrity."
tappet: a mechanical part of an engine that transmits motion to the valves
Zen: Buddhist sect founded in sixth-century China that later spread throughout Southeast Asia and Japan. The goal of Zen is to achieve enlightenment through meditation.